This sub-compact range of cars from Honda first appeared in July 1972 and was a 2-door model. After 2 months another 3 door hatchback model was introduced to the public in Japan. The model was known as Cimoo Si Ming in China and Acura CSX in Canada.
This Honda Civic model is an 8th generation model and was made in several countries other than Japan. They were produced locally in Brazil, Canada, China, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UK, USA, Vietnam and even India.